Triad Arts

Weekdays at 8:35am & 5:44pm

Join 88.5 WFDD's David Ford every weekday for interviews and insight into the Piedmont Triad's rich artistic community.

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9:28 am
Wed February 19, 2014

The Enrichment Center Celebrates Mardi Gras

Allison Bicknell


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9:52 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Helen Simoneau Danse Presents Original Choreography at Hanes Brands Theatre

Helen Simoneau Danse

Helen Simoneau Danse is bringing a program of original choreography to downtown Winston-Salem. It’s a short program with live music—both classical and contemporary—and it’ll feature two dances: a duet that Helen began while attending her company’s recent residency at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York, and “Paper Wings” commissioned by the American Dance Festival. Helen says “Paper Wings” was originally choreographed for 19 students. She’s since restaged the work for 11 professional dancers.

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9:26 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Carolina Winter Music Festival Presents "Brass Under the Big Top"

Brass Under the Big Top is February 22nd.

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

The Carolina Winter Music Festival presents “Brass Under the Big Top”, music and magic of the circus for the whole family this Saturday morning, February 22, at 11:00 AM in the Milton Rhodes Center. The unique performance features the acclaimed Giannini Brass with Special Guest Dikki Ellis, from New York's Big Apple Circus. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called Dikki’s performance “terrific”, and the N.Y. Post’s Clive Barnes said: "One also had to admire the actual circus feats of a very deft Dikki Ellis...".

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8:39 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Touring Theatre of North Carolina Presents Chamber Series

Touring Theatre of North Carolina


The Touring Theatre of North Carolina’s Chamber Series continues with Over the Edge, a collection of short stories by award-winning Triad authors Quinn Dalton, Michael Parker and Pamela Duncan. The stories are adapted for the stage and performed by Touring Theatre’s core artists: John Kernodle, Kay Thomas and actor, director, producer Camilla Millican. Camilla spoke with me about the two Quinn Dalton short stories she’ll be performing as part of Over the Edge.

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10:24 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Guilford College and Josephus Present "The New Black", an Evening of Dance and Spoken Word

"The New Black" is Triad story-telling at its finest. It features an 11 person cast with 3 piece band, dancers, poets and singers whose spoken word poetry, original dance, live music and song are designed to move your spirit. Poetry Project director Josephus spoke with me shortly after the release of his CD “Poetry is Life”.

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